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Interior Design Project Manager

Orbit Group

Coventry

Permanent

£40000 - £48000/annum 27 Days Annual Leave, Pension Contri

CV32SU

Posted: 07/06/2024

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We’re building thriving communities as one of the UK’s largest housing groups and a leading developer of affordable housing.

We believe everyone is entitled to a good home they can afford, in a place they are proud to live. More than 100,000 people live in our homes.

If you want to experience work that’s truly rewarding, join us. Because when we achieve together, customers and communities thrive.

Work for Orbit. Believe in people.

The role

The role will be responsible for managing the delivery of the Show homes and Sales offices across all three regions of Orbit Homes. Also assisting the delivery of design schemes and production information for Independent Living.

This role is part of Orbit Homes where you'll help us to build 6,500 new affordable homes by 2025 in a sustainable way.

The role is a regional role so the successful candidate will be expected to travel between our Midlands / South / East regions.

What you'll achieve

As the Interior Design Project Manager, you will be accountable for:

Communicating with the Interior Design Manager to co-ordinate completion fit out dates and de-camp schedules. Ensuring the schedule is maintained

Liaising with contractors and site teams to manage the installation of the show homes and sales offices

Producing decorating, lighting, and furniture schedules for all relevant contractors

Completing site visits to ensure the show home is on schedule and works have been carried out as the specification

Opening trade accounts with suppliers, working with the Group Procurement Team to ensure all appropriate procedures are followed

Maintaining a database of final costings of all show homes, sales offices, and furniture pack schemes

Producing maintenance schedules for each Independent Living scheme installed detailing fire ratings, warranties, and cleaning instructions

What you'll bring

Essential skills

Must have proven Project Management experience and are able to demonstrate a minimum of 5 years of experience in show home installations

Good analytical skills, able to review information and determining the best approach

Excellent interpersonal skills, able to confidently liaise with contractors, the sales team and site team

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

Desirable skills

An understanding of EstiPC would be desirable but is not a requirement

Why Orbit?

Choosing us means being rewarded in every sense.

Here’s what you can expect to enjoy with us.

A rewarding experience that works for you

We strive to create an inclusive experience with benefits and wellbeing programmes designed to help you, and your loved ones, to thrive.  For a better work life balance, we offer flexible working opportunities for many roles.

A place to progress

From training programmes to professional qualifications, we provide opportunities to learn and develop at every stage of your career. Whether you’re a student, graduate or experienced professional we’ll support you to grow.

For leaders, our tailored development journeys are designed to stretch and strengthen your leadership skills. As well as practical training, we give you access to renowned business schools and experiential programmes for greater breadth and depth of learning.

A purpose to feel proud of

We’re proud to make a difference to people together. We’re values-driven with a commercial focus on performance - because the more profit we make, the more we can achieve for people.

What brings us together is a passionate belief in progress and people.

Read more about the values and purpose that drive us on our careers website.

How we hire

We aim to make our hiring process simple and fair:

Online application

Interview(s)

Decision and offer

We put the safeguarding of our customers, colleagues and contractors at the heart of everything we do and as such, certain roles will be subject to a DBS check

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